Ideal Dance

403 Butler Street

Pgh PA 15223

412-782-DNCE (3623)

Helping dancers grow in abilities, personal development, and well-being.


Ballet ~ Pointe ~ Jazz ~ Tap ~ Hip Hop ~ Contemporary

From beginner to advanced levels for ALL ages including adults.

Accepting new registration now!

Check out our Special Needs Curriculum

If you or someone you know would like to dance and needs financial help, please check out our Scholarship Program.

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Important Dates:

First Day Classes: Tuesday, 9/5/23

Halloween week (wear costumes to class!): Tues 10/24/23 - Mon 10/30/23

Halloween night (Studio closed): Tuesday, 10/31/23

Thanksgiving (Studio closed): Tues 11/21/23 - Sun 11/26/23 (classes resume on Monday, 11/27)

Winter Break (Studio closed): Wed 12/20/23 - Tues 1/2/24 (classes resume on Wednesday, 1/3/24)

Spring Break (Studio closed): Mon 3/25/24 - Sat 3/30/24 (classes resume on Monday, 4/1/24)

Memorial Day (studio closed): Sat 5/25/24 - Mon 5/27/24 (classes resume Tuesday, 5/28/24)

TENTATIVE Tech Week: Monday 6/17/24 - Saturday 6/22/24


Our History:

Ideal Dance opened in August 2010 under the ownership of Gretchen Shelesky. We promise to provide an open and supportive environment to help dancers grow in abilities, personal development, and well-being.